By Amaris Castillo | 12/01/2011 - 12:00
There’s no doubt that ex-Menudo star and mega-producer Robi Draco Rosa has had an incredibly tough year fighting cancer. The heartbreaking news of a tumor inside the 42-year-old musician’s stomach was announced by his publicist earlier this year, and since then, we haven’t heard much from Draco Rosa while he underwent treatment.
Until yesterday, that is.
By Latina Staff | 08/01/2011 - 15:17
At the launch for his latest fragrance at his gorgeous country home in Kent, Connecticut, fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who celebrated his 79th birthday on July 22, admitted that his experience with cancer inspired his gorgeous new scent, Live In Love.
"it's given me a warning to fully appreciate life, love, and nature," said the iconic half-Dominican, half-Puerto Rican designer, who had been diagnosed earlier this year and is now cancer-free. "The name really represents my life now. It's about loving yourself and loving life."
By Amaris Castillo | 07/08/2011 - 16:00
Many Venezuelans have begun to ponder life without their leader. Hugo Chávez, who has ruled the Latin American country for the past 12 years, has been seen only sporadically in public lately and revealed that he is battling cancer on June 30.
By Fox News Latino | 07/01/2011 - 09:30
Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez revealed that he is battling cancer and recently had a tumor removed in Cuba, making his political future uncertain.
The politician appeared on television Thursday evening looking quite thin as he read a prepared speech with a serious and at times sad expression. He said he is resolved to "be victorious in this new battle that life has placed before us."
By Amaris Castillo | 04/28/2011 - 15:00
Ex-Menudo star Robi Draco Rosa has cancer. According to People en Español, the news was announced to press by the 41-year-old singer’s publicist, Angelo Medina. After multiple exams and visits to medical specialists in the U.S., Medina said a cancerous tumor was found in Draco Rosa’s stomach, near his liver. The Grammy winner is currently in special treatment in Burzynski Clinic in Houston, Texas. Medina asked his fans to not give up on prayers for his client.
By Kate Sandoval | 02/25/2011 - 15:45
News broke at the end of last year that Brazilian straightening treatments contain formaldehyde (even those that claim to be formaldehyde free). Formaldehyde is the same ingredient used for embalming and is a known carcinogen, which means that it can cause cancer and a host of other very serious health concerns. More and more stylists who perform straightening treatments regularly have come forward complaining of nose bleeds, eye irritation, and breathing difficulties.
By Fox News Latino | 02/17/2011 - 16:20
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By Mariela Rosario | 03/05/2010 - 11:28
Legendary mathematics teacher, Jaime Escalante—immortalized by Edward James Olmos in the moving film Stand and Deliver—has been diagnosed with cancer and his family is struggling to keep up with the payments necessary to continue his treatments.
By Mariela Rosario | 10/20/2009 - 19:00
In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, we bring you all the hottest products that blush pink over their devotion to the cause. With every item you buy, you’ll help fund the fight against this disease. So, what are you waiting for? Get your shop on!
Reporting by Angelique Serrano and Dorkys Ramos